Raymond J. Wagner, C. P. D.
Services for Sgt. Raymond J. Wagner, 66, of Chicago, will begin with prayers at 9:15 a.m. Saturday, at Malec & Sons Funeral Home, 6000 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, and continue with Mass at 10 a.m. at St. Juliana Church.
Born Oct. 29, 1932, in Chicago, he died Tuesday, March 23, 1999, at St. Francis Medical Center in Evanston. Burial will be in All Saints Cemetery, Des Plaines.
Sgt. Wagner was retired fromthe Chicago Police Department. A veteran, he had served in the 35th Air Police Squadron during the Korean War. He was a member of VFW Post 3579, Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 7 and the Retired Police Sergeants Association.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Ann Wagner (nee Pietrucha); son, John (Susan) Wagner; daughters, Laura (Bill) Gorski, Kathryn (Curtis) Meurer and Vicki (Joe) Giambrone; grandchildren, Jamie, Melissa, Thomas, Robyn, Amy, Jessica, Anna, Russell and Mary; brother, Frank (Irene) Wagner; sister, Dorothy (Jerry) Raul; and pet cat, Biffy.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
Theresa Cilurzo (nee Donofrio), 92, of Addison, died Wednesday, March 24, 1999. Arrangements were made by Humes Funeral Home, Addison, (630) 628-8808.
Lavada J. Clevenger (nee Wright), 61, of Hanover Park, died Thursday, March 25, 1999. Arrangements were made by Countryside Funeral Home, Streamwood/ Schaumburg, (630/847) 289-8054.
Jerry P. Coppola of Roselle
Prayers for Jerry P. Coppola will be said at 9 a.m. Saturday, at Salerno's Rosedale Chapels, 450 W. Lake St. (3/4 mile west of Bloomingdale/Roselle Rd. ), Roselle. Mass willfollow at 10 a.m. at St. Walter Church. Interment will be in Maryhill Cemetery, Niles.
Mr. Coppola, a veteran of World War II, was a member of Park Ridge VFW 3579, Italian War Veterans Post 5, Plumbers Union Local 130 and Engineers Union Local 150. He was a retired plumbing inspector for the City of Chicago.
He was the beloved husband of Mildred G. (nee Carsten); devoted father of Jennifer (Thomas) Mitropoulos, Peter (Anne), Caryn (Bruce) Ropski and Connie Hacker; dear brother of Antoinette (late Mario) Santucci, Mary (John) Dellaria, Virginia (late George) Kasper, Pauline (late Joseph) DeRose, Caroline (late Asa) Chandler, Mildred (Richard) Rawski, Margaret and the late Patrick (Josephine) Coppola; fond grandfather of Elaine, Anthony, Jerry, Allan, Michael, Elizabeth, Jennifer, Patricia, Bradley and Nicholas; and brother-in-law of Dorothy (Edward) Farnsworth.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral chapel.
Timothy C. Daley of Palatine
A memorial service for Tim Daley, 44, will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, at Glueckert Funeral Home, 1520 N. Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights. Visitation will precede the service from 10 to 11 a.m.
Born Dec. 5, 1954, in Chicago, he passed away Friday, March 19, 1999, at Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington.
He was the beloved brother of Maureen (Keith) Madelung; dear nephew of Arleen (the late Tony) Kaitschuck and Marjorie (Lennart) Lindstrom; and fond cousin of Sue (Lenny) Lachapelle, Diane Ford and Kris (Ed) Milhousen. He also leaves many loving friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Timothy and Lorraine Daley; and his grandparents, Carl and Margaret Ladendorf.
Memorials to the American Cancer Society would be appreciated.
Robert G. Davis, 84, of Oak Park, died Thursday, March 25, 1999. Arrangements were made by Laird Funeral Home, Elgin, (847) 741-8800.
Edward Demith of Wildwood
A Mass of Christian Burial for Edward Demith, 75, will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, at St. Gilbert's Church in Grayslake.
Born in Chicago, he passed away Tuesday, March 23, 1999, in Florida. Interment will be in Highland Memorial Park Cemetery, Libertyville.
A resident of Wildwood since 1952, Mr. Demith was the founder of the Wildwood Teens Club, a founding leader of Drum Corps International and a member of the Knights of Columbus through St. Gilbert's Church. He served his country proudly during World War II in the Army and received the Bronze Star. He was also an active member of Round Lake American Legion Post 1170.
Survivors include his children, Dennis (Sandy) Demith, Janet (Richard) Bell, Linnet (James) Miller, and Mark (Kathy) Demith; grandchildren, Michelle, Colleen, Heather, Eric, Aaron, Ryan, Angie, Jason, Amanda, Janet and Karen; and seven great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Florence Demith, who passed away in January of this year.
Friends and family may visit from 5 to 9 p.m. today, at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, Ltd., 410 E. Belvidere Road, Grayslake.
William `Bill' Clark Doster of Lisle
Services for William `Bill' Clark Doster, 78, will be heldat 10 a.m. today, at Blake-Lamb Funeral Home, Route 53 and Short Street, Lisle. Interment will be in Newman Cemetery, Newman, Ill.
Dr. Doster was involved in English language education for more than 40 years.
For the last 28 years he held a position at the College of DuPage and he was also a major author of college English textbooks.
Among his other interests, Dr. Doster had been a member of the Glen Ellyn Kiwanis for more than 25 years.
He was the beloved husband of Jeanette Doster (nee Brazzeal); loving father of Sandra D. (Edwin) Via and Deborah (Steven) Wiese; loving grandfather of Eric Stanley and Phillip Clark Lawson, and Scott Steven, Matthew Aaron and Kyle Alexander Wiese; loving great-grandfather of Emily Grace and Paige Elizabeth Lawson; and fond friend to many.
Visitation will be from 8:30 a.m. until the time of services today, at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the William C. Doster Scholarship Fund, College of DuPage Foundation, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137.
Mildred H. Hall (nee Dittmer), 78, of Bartlett, died Wednesday, March 24, 1999. Arrangements were made by Countryside Funeral Home, Bartlett, (630) 289-7575.
Erwin R. Herz of Arlington Heights
Services for Erwin R. Herz, 67, will begin with prayers at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, at Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd., 1520 N. Arlington Heights Road (four blocks south of Palatine Road), Arlington Heights, IL 60004, and continue with a prayer service at 10 a.m., at St. James Church, 831 N. Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights.
Born Nov. 7, 1931, in Milwaukee, Wis., he died Wednesday, March 24, 1999, at St. Joseph Hospital in Tampa, Fla. Interment will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery, Arlington Heights.
Mr. Herz was the owner-president of Three J's Industries, located in Elk Grove Village, from 1980 to the present. He was amember of the National Association of Metal Finishers and the Chicago Metal Finishers Institute. A Marine Corps veteran, he had served during the Korean War. Among his special interests, he was a member of the Delavan Lake Yacht Club and the National Riflemen's Association.
He was the loving husband of Rosemary C. Herz (nee Behls), whom he married Feb. 27, 1954, in Chicago; dearest father of Joanne (Joseph) Marozza of Rolling Meadows, Judy (Michael) Garnmeister of Rolling Meadows and Jennifer Herz of Arlington Heights; dearest grandfather of Angela Marozza; dear brother of Betty Jean (Bill) La Pietra of Lake Forest and Nancy (Art) Stahlberg of Park Ridge; and fond uncle of many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be given to Children's Memorial Hospital Pediatric Cardiac Department, c/o Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd. (address above).
Peter F. Holczinger formerly of Batavia
A prayer service for Peter F. Holczinger, 89, of Aurora, willbe held at 11 a.m. Monday, at Yurs-Peterson Funeral Home, 209 S. Batavia Ave., Batavia.
Born Sept. 29, 1909, in Chicago, the son of Anthony and Kathleen (nee Brenzan) Holczinger, he passed away Sunday, March 21, 1999, atProvena McAuley Manor in Aurora. Interment will be in Resurrection Cemetery, Geneva Township.
Mr. Holczinger moved to Romania with his parents at an early age. He lived there until 1930, returning to the United States at the age of 21. Due to the Great Depression, he was not able to obtain work in Chicago, so he moved to Batavia in 1931 to work for the Feldott family on their farm. He then was employed for the former Thor Power Tool Company in Aurora, until his retirement in 1973. He was a member of Holy Cross Church in Batavia.
He is survived by two nieces of Romania; and many dear friends including, Leon and Mickey Feldott of Batavia.
He was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters and one brother.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of the prayer service Monday, at the funeral home.
Contributions in his memory may be made to Holy Cross Church, 2300 Main St., Batavia, IL 60510.
Michael `Mike' T. Jankoski formely of Warrenville
Prayers for Michael `Mike' T. Jankoski, 46, of Spring Lake, Mich., will be said at 8:45 a.m. Monday, at Williams-Kampp Funeral Home, 430 E. Roosevelt Rd. (oneblock west of Naperville Road), Wheaton. Mass will follow at 9:30 a.m. at St. Irene Church, Warrenville.
Born July 24, 1952, in Chicago, he died Wednesday, March 24, 1999, at home after a 25-year struggle with cancer. Interment will be in Assumption Cemetery.
A graduate of Western Michigan University in 1975, he worked for Marriott at Hackley Hospital in Muskegon, Mich. as manager of POM/Engineering. He was a member of St. Mary's Church in Spring Lake. Mikewill be remembered for his outgoing ways, his smile, his love of good food and most of all for his courage.
He is survived by his wife of 20 years, Dianne; his young son, Mike at home; mother, Amelia Jankoski of England; sisters, Margaret (Michael) Kreuzer of Elmhurst, Catherine (William) Wright of Glen Ellyn and Marilyn (Robert) Wicks of England; sisters-in-law, Marianne (A. Robert) Powers of Vernon Hills, Joanne (Robert) Spang of Darien and Rosanne (Douglas) Herring of Lockport; 18 nieces and nephews; many cousins; and special friends, Tom and Doug Freye of Muskegon.
He was preceded in death by his father, Vincent `Fuzz' Jankoski; and in-laws, Rose M. and Chester L. Fugiel.
Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, at the funeral home.
Donations to Michael Jankoski Educational, c/o Lisle Savings, Attn: Sharon A. Scott, 1450 Maple Ave., Lisle, IL 60532, would be appreciated.
LaVerne Javor of Arlington Heights
Services for LaVerne Javor, 72, will be held at 7:15 p.m. Saturday, at Ahlgrim & Sons Funeral Home, 201 N. Northwest Highway, Palatine.
Born Dec. 8, 1926, in Chicago, she died Wednesday, March 24, 1999, at Northwest Community Healthcare, Arlington Heights. Burial will be private.
Survivors include her daughter, Cheryl (Joe) Kellerhals of Palatine; sister, Irene Hughes; grandchildren, Jennifer and Adam Kellerhals; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Javor; son, Robert Javor; and brother, Harvey Kierzek.
Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Saturday, with services at 7:15 p.m., at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of donor's choice.
Walter S. Kapa of North Chicago
A funeral Mass for Walter S. Kapa, 87, will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, at Queen of Peace Church, 910 14th St., North Chicago.
Born March 26, 1912, in Bradock, Pa., he died Wednesday, March 24, 1999, at Provena-St. Therese Hospital, Waukegan.
A longtime resident of North Chicago, Mr. Kapa had worked at U. S. Steel for 44 years prior to his retirement. He was a member of Queen of Peace Church, and the U. S. Steel Senior Citizens Club.
Among his other interests, he was an avid fisherman and loved gardening.
Walter is survived by his wife, Frances Kapa (nee Nedelka); daughter, Regina Mann of Glenshaw, Pa.; granddaughters, Kim and Karen; grandson, Carl Mann; brother-in-law, John (Virginia) Nedelka of Sequin, Wash.; sister-in-law, Kay Marinelli of Kenosha, Wis.; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Stella Kapa; three brothers; and one sister.
Visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, at Salata Funeral Chapel, 729 14th St., North Chicago, and from 9:30 a.m. until the time of Mass at 10 a.m. Monday, at the church.